Ralo’s Jewelry Collection Seized by Federal Authorities
Ralo's $1 million jewelry collection is one of the many things the feds took while continuing their investigation into the Atlanta rapper.
According to a Nov. 2 report from AllHipHop, the rapper's jewelry collection—or at least a portion of it—was seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). In court docs from July 12, obtained by XXL, it is noted that Ralo's assortment of diamond necklaces, rings, Rolex watches and a series of pendants like his Famerica and Dog Bone Ralo pieces were confiscated. Authorities assert that Ralo's diamond-encrusted jewelry collection was directly funded by the rapper's alleged multimillion-dollar drug ring.
The jewelry was confiscated after federal prosecutors' request to seize Ralo's diamond jewelry collection was approved by a judge this past summer.
The rapper, who dropped his Conspiracy album last year, was arrested on April 15, 2018. He was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony in Georgia after authorities found over 400 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.
The conspiracy charge was eventually dropped. Several days after his arrest, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) raided his apartment complex in Atlanta. Afterward, authorities accused Ralo of running a cross-country drug operation from several apartments he owned along with eight other associates. Ralo was denied bond and pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Ralo had the option to accept a five-year plea deal, which would've forced him to snitch on others. Yet, in an Instagram post uploaded to the rapper's account back in February, the rapper revealed that he turned down the deal on his 24th birthday.
XXL has reached out to Ralo's camp for comment.
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